About Us

We are a family owned and operated
, full service saddlery shop dedicated to serving our customers. We offer personalized, knowledgeable service for new riders, recreational riders, seasoned competitors and riders that are challenged by disabilities.

Our Staff
 is diverse in interest and equestrian knowledge. From eventing, dressage, hunter/jumper and western to the occasonal trail rider, we can help you find what you are looking for. 
We are proud of the amazing sales associates at The Equestrian Shop. Our staff has over 100 years of combined equestrian retail experience. Each is an expert in his/her own area of specialty. We aim to give you the most up-to-date products and information. You can shop with confidence at The Equestrian Shop.

Meet The Staff...


Founder and MIP (Most Important Person)
August 14, 1933 - May 22, 2014


It's all in the family for Monique, whose father, Paul Proulx founded The Equestrian Shop back in the 1950's. A horse lover from day one, she is now busy raising 2 horse-loving daughters of her own. Brianna and Allysha who enjoy spending time with their horses, Plum and Nick. Monique shares her home and her life with long time partner, Paul. Monique runs the shop's mobile unit. From April through October you can find her at local hunter jumper, dressage and IEA shows throughout Massachusetts and New England.


Vicki, the stores manager, shares her home with her son, Christopher and Pit Bulls, Penny and Tyler (also frequent employees of The Equestrian Shop). Vicki is a certified Stubben saddle fitter, and is also certified to fit and measure custom Der Dau, Dehner and Vogel riding boots.


Employed by The Equestrian Shop since 1981, Karen is the resident website guru, saddle photographer and go-to girl. She lives in Hampstead NH with her husband, Jon and spoiled Cavaliers, Finn & Fenix. Karen grew up riding and showing Quarter Horses and now is totally addicted to Miniature Horses. Her farm, Frost Hill Farm Miniatures, is home to many World and National champion Minis.


The Newest edition to our team, Julia, is a Gloucester resident and graduate of Gloucester High School. She is currently taking classes at North Shore Community College. She has been riding since she was a child and brings an upbeat attitude to the team. 

Come On In & peruse our site. The items on our site are just a sampling of a few of the products we sell. If you have a question about a particular "hard-to-find" item, do not hesitate to e-mail or call. We add new items to our site weekly so please bookmark our site and check back often.